The Priory, Church of England Primary School

GOLD Sports Mark Award


The Priory are extremely proud to have maintained the GOLD SPORTS MARK award for two years in a row.

The Mayor of Merton Mr David Chung and the local press came in to school to present our certificate and help celebrate our achievement.

Please click here for the link to the Local Guardian article.

The Sportsmark Gold award recognises those schools which show exceptional achievement, highly innovative schemes or outstanding progress in meeting their sporting aims. 

Sportsmark is Sport England's accreditation scheme. It is a developmental and auditing tool that rewards and recognises a school for its out of hours sports provision and a broad and balanced PE curriculum.

  • The planned time given to physical education within the core curriculum.

  • Breadth and balance within the core PE programme.

  • The promotion of fair play and the encouragement of positive sporting attitudes.

  • Opportunities for students to extend their experiences outside the core curriculum, in out-of-school-hours clubs and with other sports organisations.

  • The opportunities for competition for students within and outside the school setting.

  • The support given to talented performers.

  • The support and encouragement given to all children in order to strive to achieve their potential.
  • The development of sports partnerships within the community.

  • Development targets for physical education and school sport.